Continuing Education and Webinars

Upcoming events

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National webinars

MHDD Webinar - Addressing Mental Health in Youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities during Transition to Adulthood

The Lifespan Transition Clinic (LTC) at the Institute on Development & Disability (IDD) provides assessment, recommendations, and collaboration with community partners for youth who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities. We describe our methods, provide real-life experience with mental health concerns during transition years, and discuss access to needed services.

AUCD Webinar - Taking Charge of My Health Care

Learn about a free resource called “Taking Charge of My Health Care Toolkit.” The toolkit aims to increase the skills of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to manage and advocate for their health and health care through general health education, skill building exercises, and sharing of resources.

AUCD Webinar - The SHEIDD Project

Learn more about the UCEDD's collaboration with Multnomah County to support the sexual and reproductive health of young people experiencing intellectual and developmental disabilities.

AUCD Webinar - Dancing with the Spirits

Listen to the UCEDD at OHSU and two other UCEDDs share about the role and importance of spiritual supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families as a crucial community resource.

OHSU Grand Rounds

Pediatric Grand Rounds Celebrating Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Participatory Research: Autism, AAC, and Communication

Presented on March 14, 2024 by

  • Amy Donaldson, PhD, Portland State University
  • Alyssa Zisk, PhD, AssistiveWare
  • Brandon Eddy, MA, Portland State University
  • endever* corbin, Oregon Health & Science University

Amy Donaldson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is an Associate Professor in the Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences at Portland State University. Using a participatory research framework, she is interested in investigating social interaction, communication, and relationships within the autistic community, as well as disability representation.

OHSU Grand Rounds

Working Together: Leveraging Parents to Improve Behavioral Health Outcomes in Children with Developmental Disabilities

Presented on March 9, 2023 by

  • Laura Lee McIntyre, PhD, University of Oregon

Dr. McIntyre has over twenty years of clinical and research experience focused on developing parent, educator, and professional relationships that support children with developmental delays or disabilities.

Clinical Efforts for Children with Complex Communication Needs - 50 Years of Support From the UCEDD

Presented on March 10, 2022 by

  • Melanie Fried-Oken, PhD, CCC-Sp, OHSU Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology, Biomedical Engineering & Otolaryngology, Director of the REKNEW research projects, co-director of the OHSU UCEDD
  • Kristi Atkins, EdD, CCC-Sp, OHSU Associate Professor of Pediatrics and CDRC Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Janice Staehely, OHSU UCEDD Self-Advocate

Learn about research informed community projects, clinical service, and the intersection of lived experience.